Week 49 The Risen Christ Gives a Report Card to the Churches

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 49 Scripture Readings: Revelation 1-6 Key Scripture Verses: Revelation 1:17-19, 11 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. Then he placed his right hand on me and said: ‘Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last.… Continue reading Week 49 The Risen Christ Gives a Report Card to the Churches

Week 49 Beginnings of Romantic Love – As God Intended It

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 49 Scripture Readings: Song of Songs 1-2 Key Scripture Verses: Song of Songs 2:12-13, 14-15 (NIV, Life Application Bible; consulted commentaries: The Layman’s Bible Commentary, Believer’s Bible Commentary) SHE (quoting her beloved and what he said to her) “’Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has… Continue reading Week 49 Beginnings of Romantic Love – As God Intended It

Week 47 Speak the Truth – Speak it to All Who Will Listen

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 47 Scripture Readings: Acts 17-18 Key Scripture Verses: Acts 18:9-10 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “One night the Lord spoke to Paul in a vision: ‘Do not be afraid; keep on speaking, do not be silent. For I am with you, and no one is going to attack and… Continue reading Week 47 Speak the Truth – Speak it to All Who Will Listen

Week 47 “They Will Mourn For Him” – “The One They Have Pierced”

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 47 Scripture Readings: Zechariah 8-14 Key Scripture Verse: Zechariah 12:10 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “‘And I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and supplication. They will look on me, the one they have pierced, and they will… Continue reading Week 47 “They Will Mourn For Him” – “The One They Have Pierced”

Week 47 Beware of False Teachers

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 47 Scripture Readings: 2 Peter Key Scripture Verses: 2 Peter 2: 1-3 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “But there were also false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you. They will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the sovereign Lord who bought them—bringing… Continue reading Week 47 Beware of False Teachers

Week 46 Cast All Your Anxiety on Him

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 46 Scripture Readings: 1 Peter 4-5 Key Scripture Verse: 1 Peter 5:7 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”  This key scripture verse is one of my favorites, because even though the gospel says throughout it that Jesus loves me,… Continue reading Week 46 Cast All Your Anxiety on Him

Week 45 How To Have A Meaningful Life

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 45 Scripture Readings: Ecclesiastes 5-6 Key Scripture Verses: Ecclesiastes 5:15 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “Everyone comes naked from their mother’s womb, and as everyone comes, so they depart. They take nothing from their toil that they can carry in their hands.” We come into the world as vulnerable,… Continue reading Week 45 How To Have A Meaningful Life

Week 45 The Encourager

 By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 45 Scripture Readings: Acts 13-14 Key Scripture Verses: Acts 13: 2-3 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, ‘Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.’ So after they had fasted… Continue reading Week 45 The Encourager

Week 45 Our Loving and Forgiving God

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)  Week 45 Scripture Readings: 2 Chronicles 33-36 Key Scripture Verses: 2 Chronicles 33:12-13 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “In his distress he sought the favor of the Lord his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his ancestors. And when he prayed to him, the Lord was moved… Continue reading Week 45 Our Loving and Forgiving God

Week 45 Together We Build Our Spiritual Household

By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger) Week 45 Scripture Readings: 1 Peter 1-3 Key Scripture Verses: 1 Peter 2:4-8 (NIV, Life Application Bible) “As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him—you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a… Continue reading Week 45 Together We Build Our Spiritual Household